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Revision 25613 of outline-offset

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  • Revision title: outline-offset
  • Revision id: 25613
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Summary

outline-offset is used to set space between an outline and the edge or border of an element. An outline is a line that is drawn around elements, outside the border edge, to make the element stand out:

  • Initial value: 0
  • Applies to: all elements
  • Inherited: no

The space will be transparent (the parent will determine the background).

On Mozilla browsers prior to Gecko 1.8 (Firefox 1.5) webdeveloper could archive same effect by using Mozilla CSS Extension {{template.Cssxref("-moz-outline-offset")}}.

Syntax

outline-offset: <number> | inherit

Values

<number>
The width of the space.

Examples

hbox.example {
  /* Move the outline 2px away from the border */
  outline-offset: 2px;
}

Specifications

Browser compatibility

Browser Lowest Version
Internet Explorer ?
Firefox ?
Netscape ?
Opera ?

See also

{{wiki.template('CSS_Reference:Outline')}}

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<h3 name="Summary"> Summary </h3>
<p><code>outline-offset</code> is used to set space between an outline and the edge or border of an element. An outline is a line that is drawn around elements, outside the border edge, to make the element stand out:
</p>
<ul><li> Initial value: 0
</li><li> Applies to: all elements
</li><li> Inherited: no
</li></ul>
<p>The space will be transparent (the parent will determine the background).
</p><p>On Mozilla browsers prior to <a href="en/Gecko">Gecko</a> 1.8 (<a href="en/Firefox_1.5">Firefox 1.5</a>) webdeveloper could archive same effect by using <a href="en/CSS_Reference/Mozilla_Extensions">Mozilla CSS Extension</a> {{template.Cssxref("-moz-outline-offset")}}.
</p>
<h3 name="Syntax"> Syntax </h3>
<pre class="eval">outline-offset: &lt;number&gt; | inherit
</pre>
<h3 name="Values"> Values </h3>
<dl><dt> &lt;number&gt;</dt><dd> The width of the space.
</dd></dl>
<h3 name="Examples"> Examples </h3>
<pre>hbox.example {
  /* Move the outline 2px away from the border */
  outline-offset: 2px;
}
</pre>
<h3 name="Specifications"> Specifications </h3>
<ul><li> <a class="external" href="http://www.w3.org/TR/CSS2/ui.html#dynamic-outlines">CSS 2.1</a>
</li><li> <a class="external" href="http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/current-work.html">CSS 3</a> (FIXME)
</li><li> <a class="external" href="http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-background/#the-border-shorthands">CSS 3 border</a>
</li></ul>
<h3 name="Browser_compatibility"> Browser compatibility </h3>
<table class="standard-table">
  <tbody><tr>
    <th>Browser</th>
    <th>Lowest Version</th>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>Internet Explorer</td>
    <td>?</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>Firefox</td>
    <td>?</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>Netscape</td>
    <td>?</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td>Opera</td>
    <td>?</td>
  </tr>
</tbody></table>
<h3 name="See_also"> See also </h3>
<p>{{wiki.template('CSS_Reference:Outline')}}
</p>
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